More and more couples are doing first looks on their wedding days. It frees up more time with your guests and allows you to go to cocktail hour. That being said, there are still plenty of couples who want to go the more traditional route! From my experience, I can tell you with a little […]

bride holding her bouquet

February 10, 2020

On weddings days, I’m all about moments and experiences. Festive, joyful, exciting.. When done right, ceremony send offs are one of those unforgettable wedding day memories for you and your guests. Here are a few reasons people choose to do a ceremony send off : Hello! They are suuuuper fun! Who doesn’t want a crowd […]

November 26, 2019

If you’re like me, you don’t know where to begin when it comes to hiring a makeup artist, let alone what you need to do to prepare for your wedding day look! With that in mind, I’m so excited to share with you this week a shoot that I did this spring and an interview […]

August 22, 2019

A rainy wedding day; the one nightmare scenario you spent your engagement pushing to the back of your mind. It has you so wracked with fear that when someone asks you, “what if it rains?” You snap your head around and scream “it won’t!!” Instead of checking the Farmers Almanac and making offerings to the […]

under the porch overhang on a rainy wedding day

February 12, 2019

If there’s one wedding task you’re putting off until the last moment, it’s probably writing your own vows! Handwritten vows are a faaavorite part of any wedding for me. The best of them let you get to know the couple’s love story, you laugh, you cry, you feel encouraged. Amazing. It really sets the tone […]

bride's details and flowers

January 23, 2019

Some of you who are planning a wedding are doing so with a bit of sadness. Someone who’s dear to you, someone who should be at your wedding, has passed away. It’s a really bittersweet time to be thinking and planning for this really special day knowing that they won’t be there to share it […]

November 8, 2018

Alright, let’s settle this once and for all. I get this question a lot from couples who’ve started planning their wedding day timeline. Instead of puzzling over this one for hours with your fiancé, I’m gonna lay it all down for you and make it real simple. You Should Do a First look If: You […]

October 17, 2018

I was talking to one of my friends the other day about being a bridesmaid. We were talking about buying bridesmaid dresses and she recalled that the one she bought for my wedding was $180. ☠️☠️ WHAT. I was floored. Good gravy! I couldn’t believe it. Honestly, that was par for the course in terms […]

bride's tribe pose for portraits

September 17, 2018

So, I can tell you confidently, my husband is not my soulmate. He’s not, and that’s good news for me and for all of us. The idea of soulmates has been co-opted by our culture from the ancient Greeks. On the more mystical end, people believe that we’re created as a half a soul that’s looking […]

September 10, 2018

 I wanted to make this video because a lot of my conversations about wedding day prep with brides-to-be has to do with like colors and types of flowers or wedding gown silhouettes. All super romantic things and it’s funny, because past the wedding day, the actual day in day out of marriage has so little […]

June 28, 2018